Red Rocks - A Climber's Guide

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Red Rocks - A Climber's Guide cover photo, 4 kbAuthor Jerry Handren
Published Handbook Publishing (2007)


Published in 2007 this is widely thought to be the best ever guide book to Red Rocks Nevada. It makes good use of maps in the text as well as both alphabetical and graded lists of routes, to get you to your chosen climb. The usual star system is adopted for quality recommendations. The author is a Brit now resident in USA.

Crags covered by this Guide

NV Red Rocks crags# climbsRocktypeFaces
Pine Creek Canyon35Sandstone (hard)?
Black Velvet Canyon29Sandstone (hard)E
Calico Basin, Kraft Mountain24Sandstone (hard)NE
Calico Hills, First Pullout64Sandstone (hard)SW
Calico Hills, Sandstone Quarry200Sandstone (hard)all
Calico Hills, Second Pullout143Sandstone (hard)?
First Creek Canyon & Mount Wilson16Sandstone (hard)N
Icebox Canyon16Sandstone (hard)?
Juniper Canyon12Sandstone (hard)?
Oak Creek Canyon16Sandstone (hard)S
The Southern Outcrops & Mud Springs Canyon15Sandstone (hard)?
White Rock Springs2Sandstone (hard)NE
Willow Springs38Sandstone (hard)NE
Total climbs610